SHAMA (shā'ma, Heb. shāmā‘, He [God] has heard). A son of Hotham, the Aroerite; one of David’s mighty men (1Chr.11.44). SHAMA shā’ mə (שָׁמָע). A son of Hotham the Aroerite. He and his brother were among David’s “mighty men” noted as the “Thirty” (1 Chron 11:44). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) One of David’s heroes (1Ch 11:44).